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right now on fox50, a campbell university student dies after a fall on campus. we are live with what we are learning about the developing story and how the university is responding. >> a tragic turn in wake county, what investigators have told us about what happened. by a local high school football game will have extra security. thanks for joining us this friday morning, tgif, i'm lena tilett. >> good morning, everybody, i'm bill leslie. got a little rain earlier this morning, i think it's about gone.
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as yesterday. >> it is not. this is the perfect kind of rain where it happens overnight, moves on in and we have a bright, sunny day. i don't know, there is something about taking a nap in the middle of the afternoon while it is raining. let's take a look at what's going on temperature wise. most of the rain slipping to the south and east, still in the southern part of the viewing area but by 8:00 most of it will be gone. typically when we have ra accidents. that is not the case, at least caused by rain. 60 in durham, 60 in holly springs, brian is coming up in a few minutes to talk about where the roads are wet. 63 in goldsboro and in southern pines. these temperatures are extremely warm. we see them drop over the next couple of hours then warming back up to the mid-60s.
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sunshine and a breezy afternoon with a high of 67. it's going to be cool over the weekend, i'll show you how cool, but first, brian is here with a look at what roads. other spots are starting to dry out, just seeing damp conditions. let's start out at garner and look at a 70 business and timber drive. over in durham, looks like they are clearing up very nicely but some of us are seng east of the triangle along the i-95 corridor through rocky mount, wilson, smithfield, selma, benson, dunn and into fayetteville this morning. also, i-40 will be a wet ride heading toward benson and beyond in the sampson county. slow down and give yourself extra time. if we zoom into the live commute map, we have a report of a minor crash from rock quarry road, also on glenwood
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from 54, but over all major routes looking good. slow on westbound near the clayton bypass but nothing unusual this morning. back to you. to a developing story out of harnett county where a college freshman has died after falling from a dorm window. >> it happened last night at campbell university. that's where wral's mikaya thurmond is reporting from this morning. what can you tell us about this tragic story? >> reporter: the right now is determining whether that student jumped, fell, or was pushed out of a third story window of a dorm that is just behind me here at campbell university. authorities have identified that student as 18-year-old ezra goldbach who died from that fall. he was a professional golf management major and freshman at campbell. around 10 p.m., investigators with the harnett county sheriff's office began blocking
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the three-story building is an all boys dorm. the victim's family has been notified. the vice president of student affairs here at campbell university says that they are traumatized by the tragedy and saddened, they will have counselors here for students and faculty members and will continue to have counselors through next week. bill and lena? >> mikaya thurmond, thank you. authorities in are investigating after a car struck and killed an old girl. it happened on old us-1. the girl was crossing the street when she was struck before 5:30 yesterday evening. the girl was just 3 years old and the father had just purchased toys for his daughter and two other children in the family. the friend says he was setting up a game that he bought and did not notice the girl was behind him in the yard when she
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no word on charges. clayton police are responding to a call about a man beaten ended up arresting that man and two others. deputies found a man beaten up at a gas station unfamiliar church road. he was carrying drugs including ecstasy. further investigation resulted in the arrest of samuel garcia and samantha weiss heimer, also on drug charges. extra security will be on hand for tonight's game in pinecrest high school in moore county. >> wral's renee chou newsroom with more. >> reporter: the moore county school system sent an email saying students, parents and faculty will need to go through standup metal detectors. also no bags will be allowed in the stadium area. officials do not have any specific threats, they just want to make sure everyone is safe in light of recent violence. that includes the drive-by shooting of a 12-year-old girl in southern pines. thanks linda campbell was shot one week ago today.
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a man was charged as an accessory after the fact. police are looking for a gunman in a second drive-by shooting. a man was shot in the leg in a yard on west illinois street where several people were gathered for a cookout. that and then -- that man is supposed to be okay. there is a memorial service tomorrow for jalinda campbell at west primary school dose -- west york school on primary in the field with candidates and campaigns as they learn the outcomes of the races. we will have the fastest election returns of anyone in the area. >> our coverage on wral begins at 7:00 and will continue well into the night. it includes a special one-hour edition of our 11:00 news. david crabtree will be with laura leslie on three hours of election coverage focused on
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you will find that on channel 5.2 and through cable, time warner channel 1255. >> all of our coverage will be available on our website and of course social media accounts. these are great ways to stay informed if you can't be in front of your tv. the fight against isis is reaching new levels of intensity. >> islamic state is fighting viciously to keep control over mosul although it will be an uphill battle. trial of a former cop accused of shooting and killing an unarmed man. the latest report that should inspire everyone who has not gotten their flu shot to do
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heavy fighting continues to erupt in the eastern neighborhood of mosul as iraqi forces launched an islamic state militants are firing back with intensity. the fighting has been the most intense urban combat since the iraqi offensive began two weeks ago to drive isis from the city. 17 fort bragg soldiers are headed to iraq this winter. they are part of the second brigade combat team. the army says they will be in charge of training, advising and assisting iraqi security
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a retired airman will receive one of the highest decorations for valor. airman first class benjamin hutchins will be awarded the silver star for combat actions in 2009 while in afghanistan. at the time he was part of the 82nd airborne division. ceremony is later this morning at police army field. this weekend, several communities will salute local veterans, among them fayetteville, the 2016 veterans parade in fayetteville will be broadcast on wral. this is video from a past parade. brian , lena tillett and will bait -- gilbert baez will host the parade. coverage starts at 10:00 on wral and wral.com. join us on twitter using the hashtag, #wralvetparade. raleigh's veterans parade is also tomorrow. this is the rainy scene from last year. great weather tomorrow for the raleigh veterans parade around
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opportunity to salute the veterans that you have a life and who have done some wonderful things for our country. >> we certainly look forward to that in fayetteville. a win for an antiabortion group in raleigh. >> city leaders changed their decision about where the group can establish their facility. details coming up. also ahead, get that flu shot. we count on them to show up for us. now buck newton wants to be our top law-enforcement officer, but he failed to show up in the state senate. buck missed nearly one out of five votes, more than any senator but one. 10 times, buck newton was penalized for missing tax deadlines. the press says, "an attorney general
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i'm roy cooper... and when i grew up on this farm in nash county, i learned you have to work together to get things done. but for too long now, that hasn't been happening in raleigh. as governor, i'll put partisan politics aside... so we can turn around our economy and fix our schools. no more social legislation that divides our state and hurts our reputation. we can build a better north carolina... and it starts with all of us working together to get it done. that is a great chorus.
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>> it does look pretty. >> it's almost turquoise. >> and it's going to be all right. it's friday. >> i was okay with the turquoise. that was an awesome color. >> mr. picky over here. >> but, the weather is going to be all right, isn't it? it's going to be all right. i hope everybody cooler. it is a friday evening, a lot of folks will be out there doing fun and exciting things for it, just be prepared. in his mouth this morning, take a look at the radar picture, we have showers showing up around the area mainly south and east of the triangle. it's always a little worrisome when we have rain in the morning, typically it means we will have a lot of additional
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this rain is pretty light and moving off to the east so we are going to be done with it probably by 8:00 or so. it's almost out of here. as a matter of fact it is starting to dry up nicely around the triangle area. moving east, triangles around wilson, goldsboro, lillington, clinton, it's not raining in fayetteville at the moment but there are a few patchy showers back to the west. we are almost done with this. and skies clearing. that sky looks neat as the sun is starting to come up and lighten things up. pretty quickly the sun will appear and we will see the clouds shifting eastward and off the coast. it's going to be breezy and cool, where you can see the flags flying to the left side of your screen. it's going to feel pretty cool with that breeze. northeast wind at 8 miles an hour, probably going to see 10 to 15 miles an hour this afternoon. 60 degrees is our current temperature, the dewpoint is 57. the front moves on out, dry air moved in, it'll feel pretty
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it being cool. it is: south hill, roanoke, 60 around the triangle, 60 in sanford, 64 in fayetteville and clinton. that's where temperatures will be for the rest of the afternoon. here's our cold front, showers ahead of it, those showers move around and out to be replaced by cooler temperatures this afternoon. you can see that as we move through the morning. it zips out quickly, skies clearing, lots of sunshine for today and through the weekend. this morning is our next of rain for the next seven days. a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch is what folks saw out of that. saturday and sunday look beautiful. it's going to be cool but closer to normal. 67 degrees, it is a football friday. a lot of folks will be headed out this evening. if you're heading out to a football game, 60 degrees. unc and duke play. 12:30, 60 degrees. midafternoon, 66.
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election day and it looks nice. it'll be cool but dry. polls open at 6:30, to about 40 degrees, that's going to feel pretty nippy. polls close at 7:30 to a temperature close to 60 degrees. will see a high close to 70 degrees. a pretty nice looking fall forecast. back to dry conditions for the next of the hour and that i'll be at. >> let's check in on i-40. we saw wet roads on that side of town a little while ago on the south side of durham but roads are starting to dry out on the western side of the triangle. indeed we are not seeing any problems with wet conditions in the triangle area proper. heading south and east is where you could be a problem with wet roads. not talking about standing water, not raining quite that hard this morning but slow down on 95 and i-40 south of
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showers leaving behind wet conditions in parts of moore county and chatham county as well. let's get an update on your life commutes, a few crashes here and there including one reported on capital boulevard and highwood boulevard north of 440. another accident came in on lake wheeler road and simkins road. no delays showing up on the sensors. we are picking up backups on the bypass, 60 minutes from 42 to 440. yo raleigh to rtp. heads up about a big ramp closure taking place starting tonight at 9:00. this is part of the fortify project. the on and off ramps at rock quarry road will be closed tonight until the morning of november 14. that is a monday morning so it will be reopened for the money -- morning commute. there will be assigned each were in place.
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trial of a white former police officer accused of killing a black man in april. michael slater is accused of shooting walter scott eight times after he fled a traffic stop. the shooting was captured by a bystander undramatic cell phone video. some of scott's cell phone -- family members took the stand including his son and fiance. slager faces between 30 years and life in prison if convicted. charged in the deathof a suspect is off the job. a superior court judge ordered the state to revoke the law enforcement certification of the man until the case is resolved. he is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of alexander thompson. thompson died after a march chase that spanned two counties. he was shot with a stun gun and died a month later. the grandson of a prominent duke university daughter is --
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jeffrey yoh jr. faces rape as well as assault by strangulation charges. according to documents obtained by wral, the assaults took place last year at an on- campus apartment. the yoh name is a well-known one on campus , spike yoh was a donor, longer enrolled. he is currently on a $500,000 bond and is due in court next week. his defense attorney tells us yoh like anyone else should be presumed innocent. a reward is offered after a series of threats targeting wilson county schools. superintendent lane neil sent a letter to parents asking for help in identifying the people responsible. the person linked to the threat monday is being disciplined. other threats were made recently including two wednesday.
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bedingfield high school. hunt received funds -- bomb threats twice. anyone with information should call police. the city of raleigh reversed its course in a recent zoning decision over the antiabortion group hand of hope residents -- pregnancy resource center. they wanted to restore a home next to an abortion clinic so that it could move its office into that space. the city refused and the group filed a federal lawsuit. administrator decided the office can move. there is still a 30 day window for nearby property owners to appeal before the decision becomes final. north carolina health officials reported a new flu related death in the state that brings the total number of deaths from complications of the flu this season to two. the cdc reports sporadic flu activity in our case -- state
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the country. a traveling exhibit is now on display, the war to kuwait. one person were veteran said the exhibit will help people remember the hardships of war. the kuwaiti government funded it along with the 75,000 men and women stationed in north carolina who served. it will be on display through january. tonight, downtown henderson is celebrating its first year of its new state-of-the-art theater by -- with a know and love, bill leslie and lorica will perform a celtic concert tonight. is one of 20 major performances this year at mcgregor hall which has a professional grade theatrical stage that meets broadway standards. dutiful. some tickets for tonight's show are still available at mcgregor hall in wilson. the concert begins at 8 p.m. it's going to be a treat. >> i'm looking forward to it. it is a great theater and
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a final push is ahead of next week's election. bringing the presidential candidates back to north carolina.
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bill leslie here with your top stories. deputies in johnston county are investigating the death of a campbell university student who died after a fall from a third story window. the sheriff says right now he does not know if ezra goldbach jumped or fell. grief counselors are on hand to help students. in wake county, a 3-year- old girl is dead after she ran into the road and was hit by a car.
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highway 1. her dad told authorities he was setting up a game in the yard and did not know his daughter was behind him before she ran out into the road. we have had some rain this morning but it looks like it's about over. here's elizabeth. >> lingering rain in the southern part of the area but for most of us it has ended. still seeing patchy rain around clinton and along the i-95 corridor up through wilson. it's pretty much over for rocky mount, raleigh and durham. you might see a over. temperatures are cooling in south hill, we are going to see temperatures cooling down as we get through the day. much cooler yesterday at 67, a chilly morning saturday and sunday, near 40 degrees and highs in the mid-to upper 60s. it is 7:27. roads are drying up pretty nicely around the triangle. we are starting to see traffic building on a lot of our major routes.
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backups at this point but it is slowing down a little bit in some areas. 14 minutes from 440 out to wade avenue. also slow through garner around the clayton bypass, keep that in mind. also look out for a minor crash on capital boulevard at high winds boulevard. other roots looking good. officials are trying to get a pipeline that o go to paris? richard burr took a sixteen thousand dollar christmas trip to paris...paid for by the special interests. just one of richard burr's twenty six special interest trips. prague. barcelona. seville. stockholm. madrid... richard loves europe. no wonder richard burr voted against cracking down on special interest trips. richard burr. twenty years in washington
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with less than a week to go before the election, dobbs democrats are traveling to noh carolina to push for about -- top democrats are traveling to north carolina to push for a vote in our state. >> reporter: i'm here at fayetteville state university where the rain has let up in people are finally arriving to campus as president obama will be here in just hours. he's here for hillary clinton, rallying for his former secretary of state, talking to the crowd about early voting. tomorrow is the deadline in north carolina. he wants people to get out and get to the polls. democrats will be focusing on battleground north carolina through this weekend, encouraging two different things. they will be looking to fire up young voters and also african- american voters in particular, an area that the clinton
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this state is referred to by democrats as the checkmate state meaning that a win here in north carolina could lead to hillary clinton securing the entire presidency. as for the details on the rally, it's going to be at the arena on-campus, doors open at 12:00, the rally begins at 2:00. there is seating for over 300,000 people. the president will also rally later this evening after he is done addressing the crowd. president obama is one several traveling through, cory booker is also here today making stops in winston-salem and greensboro in support of democratic nominee hillary clinton. back to you. >> emmy victor, thank you. the person chosen to introduce the president in fayetteville today is a fayetteville native who has a knack for giving speeches. donovan livingston moved the nation with his graduation speech gone viral this past
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harvard and columbia and is working on his doctorate at unc greensboro. will have a live update with him on wral news. hillary clinton is traveling to pittsburgh today yesterday she spent time with bernie sanders and music superstar, pharell. she urged people to vote early and talked about the desire to strengthen families in the country. before the event she held a rally in the eastern visit to nc central. mike pence will be in north carolina again today, he will hold a rally at the rock springs center in greenville one day after his running mate, donald trump, rallied in selma. trump talked about his commitment to the military, creating jobs and fighting isis. he also made a plea for supporters to get out and vote. he will headline a rally in dorton arena monday. authorities are
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this happened on old us-1. she was passing -- crossing the street when she was hit by a passing car before full clinton 30. -- 4:30. the girl was 3 years old and the father had just purchased toys for his daughter and two other toys. a friend says he was setting up the game that he had bought and did not notice the girl was behind him in the yard when she ran into the road. her name has not whether there will be charges against the driver. we now know the name of the man killed by a tractor-trailer along i-95. it happened in the northbound lanes near exit 90 south of smithfield. troopers say 36-year-old naja gray of rocky mount was hit after he got out of the car with a flat tire. investigators say the tractor- trailer driver was not involved. congress wants a federal investigation after two incidents at the colonial
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it provides 40% of the fuel supply on the east coast. in september there was a leak that led to a cash -- gas shortage. monday there was an explosion that killed a worker, injured others and caused fires that burn four days. colonial pipeline says progress has been made and i hope and -- they hope to reopen the line tomorrow. it is 7:34 and we've got the weekend to look forward to. >> it is going to be sunny, blue skies, elizabeth. >> it's going to be a good bit cooler than yesterday. 83, so close to that record of 84. here's a look at the radar picture with showers. this is the back edge, almost around the virginia line, moderate rain in spots up toward goldsborough and wilson. we are almost finished with it by 7:30. by 8:00 or 8:30, most of it should be out of the area.
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57 degrees in roanoke rapids. starting to cool down closer to the virginia line. temperatures will hold study in the 60s for most of the day today, lunchtime, 63, may climb to 67 and then back down to 63. after sunset, temperatures are going to drop quickly. your sending the kids out to the bus stop now, some of them may still need a light rain jacket but not for much longer. rights guys coming home but they will be cooler in shorts and t-shirts today than they were yesterday, may be time to break out the long sleeves. brian is here with a look at what's happening out there. still wet in a couple of spots. >> it is. we are seeing raindrops on the camera lens at white oak. 7:35, traffic heading away, westbound. the headlights that you see through the raindrops on the lens are eastbound and traffic is getting a little busier out there. on the westbound side of course we expect to see significant delays, looking at 18 minutes
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the belt and split. most of those backups are right around the bypass. it does slow down heading through the jones sausage road interchange, then on the south side of raleigh in the fortify work zone you will see stop and role conditions right around the south saunders street area from south saunders out toward lake wheeler road, but once you get to us-1, wade avenue and beyond, a smooth trip thro look out for an early crash getting cleared up on lake wheeler road and simpkins road. also a minor crash at capital boulevard and high winds boulevard north of 440. also a report of a crash on 540 southbound on the toll road at 54 in mooresville. like many areas, johnston county is still trying to recover from hurricane matthew and there is a long hard road ahead. >>, an equestrian event tonight with special guest is trying to
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elizabeth gardner is part of the event and she will be back after the break with an
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pened to our north carolina? pat mccrory's disastrous hb2 discrimination law has cost us jobs and damaged our reputation. duke energy's toxic coal ash threatens our drinking water, but mccrory's given them a sweetheart deal, leaving us to pay for cleaning up their mess. and while mccrory's given huge tax breaks to those at the top, his education cuts have left our schools falling behind.
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the boys and girls club of johnson county was hit hard by flooding from hurricane matthew. and so we are so excited to have these two people here who are helping those folks recover. sort of in an interesting way. there is an equestrian event this evening. we have corey martin, and olympian, also very fun, we are so excited to broadcast the olympics here for the first time on wral.
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boyd martin, and holly, here to talk about the event tonight. this is going to be what's called a master class where people can hear what you did to become an olympian and how they might be able to improve their writing. -- and riding. tell me about what this is going to be like. >> thanks. should be a good evening, fun for anybody interested in a high-level sport. it's going to be a master class, a three-day event that we participated in in real. an inside look into what goes into training the horses, being a top level compiler and should be a lot of fun. >> holly, i know you are so excited to have these guys here, two olympians from real. what made you guys think about doing this and especially picking the boys and girls club. >> i was excited to bring a taste of the olympics to the clayton area. the boys and girls club has
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i'm excited to be able to bring in the top two ranked equestrians. it'll be a great evening. doors open at 5:00, master class is from 6:00 to 8:00. there will be music, food and good entertainment. >> for people who are not horseback riders, what are you going to say about being an olympian. >> it is a fantastic moment in your life. both philip and i worked our lives and moves here. i think it is interesting what it takes to get there and all of the sort of adversity you face to get to that moment and what sort of work ethic, drive and focus it takes to be at that level. and also, for the young kids that come tonight, you know, we are trying to put across that message that you can do it, too. we did not start out that special but if you've got a dream, you follow it and chase it, you can get there. >> i love it. thank you so much for being
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i cannot wait. i use to ride growing up and i'm really excited. i know that there will do -- they will do a lot for the boys and girls club down in clayton. >> oh, my. that should be a lot of fun. >> elizabeth is a woman of so many talents. >> she really is, so skilled. we are getting you ready for the giving on this week's local dish.
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[ music ] weather. >> he just said i can rain when i want to. make it rain when i want to? >> turn a gray sky blue. >> wouldn't that be great? >> now, don't be thinking i can do that. people ask me that all the time. can't you do something about it? >> well, you can sure predict it, elizabeth. >> we do our best.
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expected. take a look at the radar picture. yesterday we are talking about the rain rolling through early this morning. a little sprinkle in the southern part of wake county right now but that's going to be the end of it. after that, it should slide on out of here. you can see around holly springs, fuquay-varina, clipping clayton where the master class will be with the olympians this evening. i'm really excited about that. i hope that you guys will come out for that. down south around fremont, goldsboro. pretty much over for fayetteville, a little sprinkle in harnett county getting ready to roll through lillington but that's about it in terms of the rain. you can still see some clouds at rdu, even though the roads are a little bit wet it is not anything that should cause problems for your commute. 60 degrees is the current temperature. breezy this afternoon, northeast wind at 8 miles an hour and error dewpoint at 58
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afternoon, just on the cool side. you can see once the front slips offshore we are done with the rain. that's probably the last rain we will see for the next seven days. we had dry conditions lately. initially after matthew came through it was nice to have the dry conditions so the rivers could come back down. we are not in any drought situation but it is kind of dry out there. cooler weather will be what we are experiencing for the weekend and beyond. through much of october. we will settle down to normal temperatures now at least for the next seven or eight days. 11:00, lots of sunshine, expect it to feel pretty crisp out. we will have a cool breeze coming from the north and breezy into the day tomorrow as well. a gorgeous weekend. temperatures will climb back to nearly 70 degrees after cool temperatures today and tomorrow but sunday, we are back to 70 degrees. 67 today, holding in the 60s.
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a lot of folks will be out there for the veterans day parade. of course, brian, lena and gilbert will host the parade live on wral, it starts at 10:00. 52 degrees, finishing up at 11:30. a lot of folks will be there for that. and the weather looks fine. we will see sunshine. it will be a little cool. polls open at 6:30 and it'll be 40 degrees, closing at 7:30 at 59. we will have a lot of chilly weather all the way through next week. will have to go hunting with the coats. >> mine are ready to go. >> you are going to need it tomorrow morning. >> it'll be brisk but beautiful in downtown fayetteville for the fayetteville veterans day parade. if you cannot be there in person, tune in tomorrow on our sister station, wral. take a look at the live drive times on 40 westbound. not huge delays but it is sluggish through garner, south and west rally -- raleigh and also the raleigh airport, eight
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again, not talking about big, big backups but a little slow all the way through raleigh and beyond raleigh on 40 westbound. around the rest of the triangle, slowing on 540 westbound between capital and creekmore road. we have a report of an accident on creekmore road and lynn road, another accident getting cleared up at capital and high woods and a crash in the median on 40 westbound beyond the us-1 interchange. a little slow on the northbound durham freeway between ellis road and downtown. back to you. it's time to start thinking about thanksgiving. >> my stomach is ready for it. >> this month, brian and lisa prince have ideas to use north carolina products. >> today, lisa is sharing a family favorite. i've got an old-fashioned recipe for you. just a nice, cold refreshing
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marshmallows. what kit does not love that with all of that memories? >> or adults for that matter. >> i have turned it into a six cup salad. >> we put cool whip in the bowl along with many marshmallows and coconut. >> pineapple tidbits. >> little tidbits of pineapple. >> north carolina pecans, mandarin orange sections. then makes that altogether. >> once it in the refrigerator. >> this'll put a smile on everybody's face at the thanksgiving table. >> it's good. >> i love it. >> if the creaminess, coconut, and then the orange. >> i know, it surprises you. thanksgiving, a lot of the food is heavy, your casseroles, and it's all hot. this is a nice cold side dish. >> a nice sweet side dish. good job. and a copy of that recipe on wral.com and enter recipes
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the printable version. next week, they have a downsized way to serve pecan pie. renee chou is here to tell us about what's trending. [ laughter ] >> all right, well, congratulations still pouring in for the chicago cubs, great tweet by michael j fox, congratulating the world champion cubs. he says, only off a year, not bad. congrats, cubs, this is so heavy. he was referring to his 1989 movie, "back to the future part two." j fox play the character in the year 2015 in which the cubs ended their century plaza drought beating the fictional miami gators in a five-game
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predictions from that movie that came true like hoverboards and drones. always fun to go back to those movies and see, what do they think happens in 2015? >> that's cool. only one year. social media lit up over the rumored romance between prince harry and american actress, megan markel. the news broke over the weekend and now people are wondering, who is she? well, she plays paralegal rachel zane on the legal series prince harry met her back in may when he was promoting better in victor's games in toronto. -- promoting the invictus games in toronto. she has reportedly met many of his friends as well as his brother and wife, kate. no comment from kensington
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people weighing in on this rumored romance. >> reminds me a little bit of kate. another brunette in the family, perhaps? >> a little bit. she is beautiful. >> she really is. >> and actress and a model. i guess reports are saying they share a love of animals and music, and the humanitarian work is also something that prince harry admires about her. >> passe diana. >> let me know if you think there is a topic that should be trending, tweet me or send me a message on face book. >> always a fun segment, thank you. a shocking incident at a local college. >> authorities are investigating a student who fell from a building at campbell university and died. we'll tell you what we learned overnight coming up in the next half hour on wral news on
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rict known as "the octopus", another called "the snake", and 28 state legislative districts all drawn by politicians in raleigh to segregate african-american voters, all upheld by judge bob edmunds. but federal judges rejected edmunds' decision for misusing race for partisan gain. the clear choice for state supreme court? judge mike morgan. he's endorsed by president obama. mike morgan: north carolina needs a judge who's fair. land hb2 is n: i'ma disaster. an, hb2 has cost us thousands of jobs. i know from my experience in the state cabinet what it takes to bring good jobs to north carolina. we have to recruit businesses based on our state's reputation. right now, north carolina is showing how not to create jobs. as lieutenant governor, i'll work with roy cooper to get rid of hb2 and create good jobs,
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the time is now 7:56, i'm lena tillett. president obama returns to north carolina today to campaign for hillary clinton. he will be in fayetteville and charlotte. the rally at fayetteville state university is at 2 p.m., doors open at noon. mike pence will be campaigning in greenville today. he will speak at rock springs center at 2 p.m., gates open at noon there as well. this is the last full day for early voting in our state. it stops tomorrow at 1 p.m. to find a polling place and list of candidates, go to wral and search of boats.
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degrees, we won't be anywhere close to that today. however it is nice and mild this morning but temperatures will hold steady, about where we are right now which is mainly low to mid-60s. still just a touch of rain, a tiny shower from wake county down south through harnett county and rain lingering from say wilson county through sampson county. amateurs are starting to cool down, 55 in roxboro, 56 in south hill, low to mid-60s down south where temperatures will hold steady. high this afternoon 67. it'll become breezy and chilly tomorrow morning and sunday with temperatures near 42 start with. 7:57. a sluggish morning on 40 westbound. not seeing huge delays but overall from garner through south and west of south raleigh clear on out to rtp you will run into heavy traffic. allow extra time as you head out. we have a report from one of our twitter followers about an
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she says they are getting by in the westbound road but there are some delays in both directions. you can see that showing up on the sensors. elsewhere, look out for an accident in the median of 40
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we are live with what we are learning about this developing story and how the university is responding. a tragic turn in wake county, what investigators have told us about what happened. a local high school football game will have extra security. thanks for joining us this friday, i'm lena tillett. >> and i'm renee chou. now to an investigation where a college student fell out of >> it happened yesterday at campbell university. that's where wral's mikaya thurmond joins us this morning. what are you learning? >> reporter: the question is determining whether the student jumped, fell or was pushed out of the third story window. investigators confirmed that 18- year-old ezra goldbach died from the fall. he was a professional golf management major and a freshman here at campbell university.

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